18 notecards = 5 pages (4 cards per page)
The structure of bone tissue suits the function. which of the following bone tissues is adapted to support weight and withstand tension stress?
yellow bone marrow contains a large percentage of _______.
the cell responsible for secreting the matrix of bone is the _____.
a fracture in the shaft of a bone would be a break in the _____.
factors preventing (or delaying) osteoporosis include?
drinking fluoridated water
what is the structural unit of compact bone
bones are constantly undergoing resorption for various reasons. Which of the following cells accomplishes this process?
Which hormone increases osteoclast activity to release more calcium ions into the blood-stream
the universal loss of mass seen in the skeleton, which begins about the age of 40,____.
reflects incomplete osteon formation and mineralization
Which of the following glands or organs produces hormones that tend to decrease blood calcium levels
osteomyelitis is ____.
due to pus-forming bacteria
osteogenesis is the process of _______.
growth of bones is controlled by a symphony of hormones. which hormone is important for bone growth during infancy and childhood?
Normal bone formation and growth are dependent on the adequate intake of______.
calcium, phosphate, and vitamin D
ostealgia is _________.
pain in a bone
blood cell formation is called________.
a bone embedded in a tendon is called a ________ bone
_____ is a disease of the bone in which reabsorption outpaces bone deposit, leaving the person with think thin and often very fragile bones.